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Book helps Elsmere’s Firmani, 100, share insights into WWII

Oct. 16, 2021 09:05 AM EDT

ELSMERE, De. (AP) — The life story of Elsmere resident Ray Firmani is one that can serve as an inspiration to anyone with its story of service above self, love and family. That’s because Mr. Firmani, who celebrated his 100th birthday at the Delaware Military Museum in...

Friday's Scores

Oct. 16, 2021 01:31 AM EDT

PREP FOOTBALL= Anson County 39, Covenant Day School 27 Apex Middle Creek 49, Apex 47 Arden Christ School 45, Charlotte Country Day 0 Asheville 31, McDowell County 0 Asheville Erwin 24,...

Friday's Scores

Oct. 16, 2021 00:32 AM EDT

PREP FOOTBALL= Akr. Coventry 28, Mogadore Field 20 Akr. East 51, Akr. Ellet 0 Akr. Hoban 28, Cle. Benedictine 10 Albany Alexander 20, Crown City S. Gallia 0 Alliance Marlington 35,...

Ground broken on N. Carolina tiny home village for homeless

Oct. 16, 2021 00:10 AM EDT

WILMINGTON, N.C. (AP) — Rain throughout the morning on Oct. 9 didn’t stop a group of about 100 people from gathering to volunteer and celebrate the groundbreaking for a new community coming to Wilmington — a tiny home village serving chronically homeless people. ...

Delaware student found unresponsive in prison cell, dies

Oct. 13, 2021 17:01 PM EDT

DOVER, Del. (AP) — A University of Delaware student who was accused of threatening people with a BB gun has died after what authorities described as a “medical emergency” in his prison cell, police said Wednesday. Delaware State Police said Quinn Annable, 20, was...

Biden attends nephew's wedding to ex-'Real Housewives' star

Oct. 11, 2021 16:18 PM EDT

KENNETT SQUARE, Pa. (AP) — President Joe Biden attended his nephew’s wedding in Pennsylvania on Monday before returning to Washington for the week. The president and his wife, Jill Biden, attended the wedding of Cuffe Owens, the son of Biden’s sister Valerie Biden...

Friday's Scores

Oct. 09, 2021 00:39 AM EDT

PREP FOOTBALL= Albemarle 14, South Stanly 0 Apex Middle Creek 27, Cary Panther Creek 21 Asheville 42, Asheville Roberson 7 Asheville Reynolds 35, Asheville Erwin 14 Belmont Cramer 31,...

Friday's Scores

Oct. 09, 2021 00:31 AM EDT

PREP FOOTBALL= Akr. East 28, Akr. Kenmore-Garfield 0 Akr. Hoban 42, STVM 7 Ansonia 28, Lewisburg Tri-County N. 0 Antwerp 39, Paulding 14 Archbold 56, Swanton 0 ...

Man shot on Governor Printz Boulevard near Wilmington

Oct. 03, 2021 16:25 PM EDT

WILMINGTON, Del. (AP) — A 63-year-old man was shot and killed on Governor Printz Boulevard near Wilmington on Saturday night, according to Delaware State Police. The News Journal of Wilmington reports the shooting happened after the man parked his car in the median...

Meet the woman turning a new page in Wilmington's book scene

Oct. 02, 2021 09:05 AM EDT

WILMINGTON, De. (AP) — When Ellen Cappard has a bad day, she goes to the library. It’s a practice she started as a child, growing up around the corner from the library in her South Jersey neighborhood, and one that’s followed her into adulthood. ...